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Recent articles by Jason:

Bomb cyclone to blast Northeast with heavy rain and howling winds

The rain could cause areas of flooding in Philadelphia, New York and Boston, while winds may be strong enough to topple trees and cause power outages in eastern New England. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Very warm today before heavy storms late, then another shot of rain Friday

Some storms this evening could be severe with heavy rain and strong winds. → Read More

We declare mosquito season is finally over in the Washington region

Due to warm temperatures, mosquitoes survived unusually late into the fall this year. → Read More

Seville to become world’s first city to name heat waves

The initiative in Spain will test whether naming and categorizing heat waves can raise awareness and save lives. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Sunshine galore this week as temperature rise through Thursday and then ease back

After mid-70s midweek, the coolest weather of the fall so far arrives over the weekend. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Warm through Saturday, with several days near 80 degrees

Cloudy skies to start the week gradually give way to more sunshine → Read More

Deluge in Italy sets European record: 29 inches in 12 hours

It follows a summer of climate-change-fueled extreme precipitation events in the Northern Hemisphere. → Read More

Deadly, historic Tropical Cyclone Shaheen departs Oman after devastating flooding

At least 13 deaths have been attributed to the storm which produced as much as four years worth of rain. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: A humid, sometimes showery week, as crisp fall weather takes a pause

There’s a chance of rain most days this week, but also plenty of dry time → Read More

Oman braces for historic landfall from Tropical Cyclone Shaheen

More than a year's worth of rain could fall in a single day along Oman's northern coast. → Read More

It’s nearly October, and the temperature hit 100 degrees in North Dakota

The city of Hazen saw the highest temperature recorded so far north this late in the year. → Read More

Enormous boom heard over D.C. area was almost certainly from lightning in Northern Virginia

The lightning struck between Reston and Dulles, but its thunder was heard as far away as the District and Maryland. Two minor injuries may have resulted from the blast. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: A magnificent week of weather with just a couple of blemishes

Some showers and storms are possible late Tuesday. → Read More

The calendar says summer is over in D.C. and so do we

Fall is here, with highs mostly in the 70s over the next 10 days. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Nice and warm through midweek before a fall front brings rain and cooler temperatures

For those awaiting a taste of fall, the weekend delivers in a big way. → Read More

How torrential rain flooded parts of the District and Arlington and Fairfax counties Thursday

It was the “perfect storm” of blinding rain falling on asphalt and concrete surfaces, with inadequate runoff, during rush hour. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Summer holding on strong as we delve deeper into September

Highs approach or surpass 90 most days this week. → Read More

Record heat, fire danger plague West after hottest summer on record for U.S.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the months of June through August matched the Dust Bowl summer of 1936 as the hottest on record for the Lower 48 states. → Read More

‘Stunning’ strengthening: Pacific typhoon sees winds increase 130 mph in two days

The western Pacific storm morphed from a depression to Category 5-equivalent storm, another ominous case of rapid intensification. → Read More

Northeast could see severe storms, flooding one week after Ida

A cold front sweeping through the region could trigger another round of hazardous weather. → Read More